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Find visually similar images to a given image on Linux

I recommend geeqie, you can install via package manager such as sudo apt install geeqie. As you can see, it able to group by Pikachu's ears even though the images quite different. Note that this ...
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Find visually similar images for a given image file (on Windows)

Just found this today on my search for something similar. (I've been looking for this for years usually once a year. happened to be today) https://sourceforge.net/projects/imgseek/ imgSeek is a ...
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Find visually similar images for a given image file (on Windows)

Try search by image browser-based OS-independent tool (Windows, Linux, Mac etc.), which I developed. If you have a good PC, it is possible to scan more than 100000 images without a problem. In case of ...
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Search and Replace tool for Windows Registry

Registry Finder Free Portable Windows XP-10 View all search results in a list. Undo actions.
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Is there a web app where can I search for books by tag?

I realise you asked this almost a year ago, but in the event you still you haven't found something, I thought I'd answer your question. The closest thing I know of to what you're looking for is ...
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Find visually similar images for a given image file (on Windows)

The best Windows tool I can find for this is Visipics http://www.visipics.info/index.php?title=Main_Page It basically uses ImageMagick to fingerprint images, with a slider to pick out the similarity ...
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Free alternative to Windows Search (full-text indexed search) or non-Java alternative to DocFetcher

I use Agent Ransack. I think it's a nice complementary to Search Everything and I use both in parallel, because they serve different things: file content search and file name search. Agent Ransack ...
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Search in nested archives

You can use the AVFS filesystem to access any archive as if it was a directory. (There are multiple ways to do this, AVFS has the advantage that you don't need to mount every archive explicitly.) ...
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Graphical tool to search Subversion revisions of a file

Have you ever tried TortoiseSVN? It allows you to use "Blame" on a file to see previous versions of the file and highlight changes. It's free, but it is only for Windows. UPDATE: For a full blown ...
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Windows Search Software that can search within files

For many years, I have been very happy with the free Agent Ransack, which is free for both Commercial and Personal use. You can get the same application, but titled File Locator Pro, if you are ...
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Find visually similar images for a given image file (on Windows)

I've developed a software product which is currently in Beta, and it is currently free. You choose folder sets (the root folder of a set of folders, or on its own) and the software will find similar ...
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Is there a way to search the internet while avoiding sites with paywall articles?

Not exactly what you're looking for, but there are more extensions that actually stop some paywall sites from being annoying. Examples: Spaywall that can find archived versions of paywalled articles, ...
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Blog search engines: are any of them still alive?

One of the recent contenders which is gaining popularity is feedle. Few smaller search engines provide filters for searching blogs and “small web” sites, see Marginalia (with "Blogosphere" ...
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Alternative to Google's Play Store for Android

Aptoide is an alternative marketplace for mobile applications which runs on the Android operating system. In Aptoide, unlike the default Google Play Store, there is not a unique and centralized store; ...
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Windows Search Software that can search within files

You can use notepad++ there is a built-in search function that can search any text within a directory including subfolders. It is under the menu Search > File in File.
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Windows Search Software that can search within files

I'm currently using AstroGrep and it's been working out great. It meets all my requirements and is very fast and easy to use. It is highly configurable and is constantly being updated. AstroGrep (free)...
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Software for search files in windows like old windows XP / 2000

I'd suggest Search Everything. IMHO it is the best windows search utility around, and it's free. It's a 'big things come in small package' program. I haven't tried Windows 10 yet but this site said ...
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What programming language should I use to generate word lists of Google Ngram raw data

Python is quick and easy to learn plus there are domain specific tools for what you are trying to do as a part of the sci-kit learn package including being able to extract a corpus from an on-line ...
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Website research tool that shows information about domains (like WHOIS, IP, backlinks, etc.)

I haven't found any websites or programs that can do what you need, so instead of learning Geography, I made a Python 2.7 program to do it for you. Big thanks to jgamblin on Github for his opern ...
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Graphical tool to search Subversion revisions of a file

Since you are looking for some text in the files past that information will only be available in to the server rather than locally - so access will be slow. You could however use git as an svn client ...
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Search bar for opened windows on Windows

Finally, it was right here and I did not see it. In Dexpot, the software I really like, (free for private use), you can use a shortcut called "Find window" It opens up this: and it defaults into the ...
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Search documents & display results in snippet view like Google books?

I'm going to recommend AstroGrep which has a very similar layout to the Google Snippet view. It supports plain text files. It is based of the UNIX utility "grep" and is completely free to use. It ...
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To search almost any file based on context on Windows

For searching filename in Windows, Everything is the best option for you : https://www.voidtools.com/ For searching file content inside, I recommend TextSeek, a fast and easy desktop search tool. And ...
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What tool should I use to find and move a large number of pictures in a bunch of folders on a hard drive?

You can use AstroGrep. As you can see in the picture below you can search for multiple file types & keywords. When your search is over select the files and right click. Go to File Operations, copy ...
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Linux text editor with server-side search over SSH

In a sense, all text editors can do this. SSH search isn't really something a text editor needs to do, or should, but since there's already tools for remote mounting over SSH, and those tools can ...
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Linux text editor with server-side search over SSH

SSH into the remote box and use vi, vim, emacs or whatever text editor you like - I prefer joe. Your use of grep and other utils will be on the local file system, use screen and you can connect and ...
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Free alternative to Windows Search (full-text indexed search) or non-Java alternative to DocFetcher

While I love Archivarius 3000 by Likasoft, and have used it for many years, I am also looking for a stable replacement, but only because Likasoft seems to be no longer operative. One more tool that I ...
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Spatial search server, to quickly answer "What points near me?" requests

Would Postgres (with PostGIS) be too heavy duty? It would handle searching a million points and live on-the-fly updates with ease. Postgres is a full RDBMS - PostGIS is the name of the geospatial ...
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Firefox extension to close the Find Bar when clicking anywhere on the page

Firefox has a built-in function for that called “Quick Find”. Simply hit / when the browser focus is on any part of the web page that does not allow text input. The downside of this ...
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